The Automation Partnership (TAP), a leader in the design and development of innovative automation for life science applications, is previewing its Advanced Microscale BioReactor (ambr) technology at the Bioprocess International Conference.
Pfizer Inc announced its global research and development network, marking an important step in implementing a new R&D model as part of the integration of Pfizer and Wyeth.
A compound already used to treat pneumonia could become a new therapy for an inherited muscular wasting disease, according to researchers at the University of Oregon and the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in New York.
Using imaging mass spectrometry, researchers at the University of California, San Diego have developed tools that will enable scientists to visualize how different cell populations of cells communicate.
The loss of a gene through deletion of genetic material on chromosome 15 is associated with significant abnormalities in learning and behavior, said a consortium of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine.
Micromet recently signed two important agreements, one buying out MedImmune's development rights for blinatumomab and the second a deal to develop an anti-carcinoma antibody for sanofi-aventis.
Enzon Pharmaceuticals Inc. is selling most of its business to Italian drugmaker sigma-tau Group and will focus on its experimental cancer drugs and technologies.
Gloucester Pharmaceuticals announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved ISTODAX (romidepsin) for the treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) in patients who have received at least one prior systemic therapy.
Biotechnology company Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. reported a bigger third-quarter loss, as it started clinical trials of a fast-acting insulin during the period.
The Food and Drug Administration needs three more months to review an application to a neuropathic pain drug being developed by XenoPort Inc. and GlaxoSmithKline PLC, the companies said.
IMS Health has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by investment funds managed by TPG Capital and the CPP Investment Board in a transaction with a total value of $5.2 billion.
In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled House narrowly passed landmark health care legislation Saturday night to expand coverage to tens of millions who lack it and place tough new restrictions on the insurance industry.
The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) is pleased to announce its 2009 AAPS Fellows. An individual is granted the honor of being named AAPS Fellow after making sustained remarkable scholarly and research contributions to the pharmaceutical sciences.
Is the R&D process set to change? A move to ‘wellness’ management coupled with the onset of personalized medicine may provide the impetus.
The new Merck & Co. has become the world's second-biggest drugmaker overnight with a huge acquisition, but it still has a fat wallet and plans more wheeling and dealing.